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Paramedic, Certificate of Completion

Requirements

Our degree provides our students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to assist them in obtaining a job in Emergency Services, or if already employed, to give them the knowledge, skills and abilities to advance in their careers.

Total Program Credits: 31

Discipline Core Requirements: 31 Credits
Complete the following:  
  ESEC 3110 Paramedic I 5
  ESEC 3120 Paramedic I Lab 3
  ESEC 3130 Paramedic II 7
  ESEC 3140 Paramedic III 4
  ESEC 4110 Paramedic IV 6
  ESEC 4120 Paramedic Clinical Concepts 6

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above. (Departments may require a higher GPA.) Upon completion, students are eligible to apply for certification as an Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic through the Utah Bureau of Emergency Medical Services.
  2. Completion of a minimum of 31 credits.
  3. Overall GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  4. Residency hours -- Minimum of 10 credits required through course attendance at UVU.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is intended to be a guide. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
ESEC 3110 Paramedic I 5
ESEC 3120 Paramedic I Lab 3
ESEC 3130 Paramedic II 7
ESEC 3140 Paramedic III 4
  Semester total: 19
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
ESEC 4110 Paramedic IV 6
ESEC 4120 Paramedic Work Experience 6
  Semester total: 12
  Degree total: 31

Department

Name:

Emergency Services

Location:

FS 217

Telephone:

801-863-7798

Email:

emsa@uvu.edu

Web Address:

uvu.edu/esa/

Chair:

Gary Noll

 
 

Mission Statement

The mission of the department of Emergency Services at Utah Valley University is to support emergency services, crisis and disaster relief through excellence and innovation in education, training, scholarship, and service.

 
 

Emergency Services

Advisors:

Bonnie Lamb

  • Office: FS 214
  • Telephone: 801-863-7798
  • Email: emsa@uvu.edu

Mary Ellis

  • Office: FS 216
  • Telephone: 801-863-7798
  • Email: emsa@uvu.edu
 
 

Faculty

Steven Allred(2008)

Associate Professor

Department: Emergency Services
Faculty



A.A.S., Fire Science, B.S., Public Emergency Services Management, Utah Valley University; A.A.S., Emergency Care and Rescue, Weber State University; M.Ed., Instructional Design, Utah State University.

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Rodger Broome(2010)

Assistant Professor

Department: Emergency Services
Faculty



A.S., Psychology, B.A., Psychology, Utah Valley University; M.A., Psychology, Saybrook University.

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Andrew Byrnes(2008)

Associate Professor

Department: Emergency Services
Faculty



A.A.S., Fire Science, B.S., Public Emergency Services Management, Utah Valley University; M.Ed., Instructional Technology, Utah State University.

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John Fisher(2010)

Associate Professor

Department: Emergency Services
Faculty



B.A., French and Journalism, M.A., Communications, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Educational Administration, University of Alberta.

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Jeff Maxfield(1989)

Professor

Department: Emergency Services
Faculty



A.A.S., Fire Science, Utah Valley University; B.S., Business Administration, University of Phoenix; M.P.A., Public Administration, Brigham Young University; Ed.D., Adult Education/Curriculum & Instruction, Utah State University.

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Margaret Mittelman(2003)

Associate Professor

Department: Emergency Services
Faculty



A.A.S., Community Health, Utah Valley University; B.S., Psychology, Utah Valley State College; M.Ed., Utah State University.

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Gary Noll(1997)

Professor

Department: Emergency Services
Department Chair, Department Chair



A.A.S., Fire Science, Community College of the Air Force; B.S., Technology Management (Fire Science Specialty), Utah Valley University; M.Ed., Utah State University.

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Eric Russell(2006)

Assistant Professor

Department: Emergency Services
Faculty



A.A.S., Fire Science, Community College of the Air Force; B.S., Management-Fire Science, University of Phoenix; M.S., Executive Fire Service Leadership, Grand Canyon University.

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Careers

Careers:
Students who complete this degree are prepared to gain employment in the fire service or emergency field.
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